International Reports

The Internet Policy in France and the Role of the Independent Administrative Authority CNIL

by Alex Türk
The Internet is playing an increasingly important role in Western societies and it raises many questions for governments and businesses. The specific action of the State for the establishment of more or less developed mechanisms for monitoring the internet must be conducted with respect for the privacy of individuals. On all these issues, the CNIL-Commission is leading the effort for the development of the Internet with respect for the rights and freedoms of individuals.